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Slaughter High (1986)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  14 November 1986 (USA)
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Eight different people are invited to their 10-year high school reunion at their now-closed down high school where a former student, disfigured from a prank gone wrong, is there to seek revenge.

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Cast overview:
Simon Scuddamore ...
Carmine Iannaccone ...
Donna Yeager ...
Stella (as Donna Yaeger)
Billy Hartman ...
Michael Safran ...
Ted (as Michael Saffran)
John Segal ...
Kelly Baker ...
Sally Cross ...
Josephine Scandi ...
Marc Smith ...
Dick Randall ...
Jon Clark ...


A group of popular students play a cruel prank on a shy nerd resulting in a terrible accident. Years later a reunion is held where each of the students face a stalker killer who may be the same nerd out for revenge. Written by Losman <>

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Where the student body is going to pieces. See more »


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Release Date:

14 November 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

April Fool's Day  »

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As of 2013, Japan is the only country to have a home video release of the film under its original title of April Fool's Day. See more »


Some believe that the letterman jacket worn by Marty disappears as he is splashed with acid. However, Marty is NOT wearing the jacket, but it is resting over his shoulders (notice it shake when he moves). As he is trying to turn off the gas after the fire begins, you can see the jacket start to slide down his back. When he is on the ground, you can see he is laying on it. See more »


Carol Manning: We'll take my car... it starts every time
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References Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) See more »

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A group of people are invitied to there high school reunion, but after they arrive they discover it to be a scam by an old classmate they played an almost fatal prank on. Now, he seeks to get revenge on all those that hurt him by sealing all the exits and cutting off all telephone lines.

Dark salsher film with an unexceptional premise. Bringing it up a notch are a few good performances, some rather creative death scenes, plenty of excitement & scares, some humor and an original ending. Unrated; Extreme Violence, Graphic Nudity, Sexual Situations, Profanity, and Drug Use.

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